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Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Zener Diodes

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Rectifying Diodes

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Control Circuits

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Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…